This postcard is from 1916....the message on the back says " Dear Edward, I am having a very nice time, I came down on excursion from Wilson. Wise says hello Wellford"
, had a three level pavilion constructed by Consolidated Light and Power Co. for games and entertainment. It's magnificent ballroom had the first scientifically designed band shell on the east coast. It became known as the “Showplace of the Atlantic”. Virtually every “big band” era band played there. The last Big Band to perform at Lumina was Vaughn Monroe in early 1952. Sadly, Lumina was demolished in .